Nihon Ad Systems
|Industry||Animation planning and production, copyright management, international distribution|
|Founded||October 1, 1975|
|Headquarters||Toranomon Hills, Minato, Tokyo, Japan|
|Hideyuki Nagai, Chairman|
Nihon Ad Systems, Inc. (（株）日本アドシステムズ Kabushiki-gaisha Nihon Ado Shisutemuzu?), N A S for short, is a Japanese anime production and character merchandising company, a wholly owned subsidiary of the advertising agency Asatsu-DK. The "Ad" in its title is an abbreviation for "Animation Development". Along with animation studios Sunrise, Toei Animation and TMS Entertainment, it is co-founder and shareholder of the Japanese anime television network Animax. It has its headquarters in Toranomon Hills, Minato, Tokyo.
Blocking in YouTube and more
N A S has often blocked videos of Yu-Gi-Oh! and Kochikame, generally due to copyright infringement claims. N A S shut down the Yu-Gi-Oh! website, Dueling Network on July 4th, 2016, and then YGOPro and YGOChrome on July 7th, 2016.
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